After 28 events since October 2010, the Positively Pottstown Happy Hour is taking a break! These mostly-monthly gatherings showcased local businesses, arts organizations, bakers, restaurants, and caterers and brought people together for networking. I have a feeling it won't be too long before we're all getting together again... in the meantime, be well and buy local!
Four years ago an Associated Press reporter conducted a little experiment. He walked down a busy street in New York City picking up empty cigarette packages.What he found might be bad news for Pennsylvania.New York is home to one of the nation's highest taxes on cigarettes, with a state excise tax of $4.
The main purpose of the modern political convention is to produce four days of televised propaganda. The subsidiary function, now that nominees are invariably chosen in advance, is structural: Unify the party before the final battle. In Cleveland, the Republicans achieved not unity, but only a rough facsimile.
Lights, camera, action!No, it's not Hollywood. It's something far more entertaining - this year's raucous political conventions. Move over Tinseltown, 'cause you've got nothin' on these drama-filled pow-wows. Taking a page from the Republican National Convention, the Dems are busy protesting and booing their own in Philadelphia.